List of Creative Writing Programs

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Listed below are creative writing programs at colleges and universities throughout the United States. They teach a variety of methods, and focus on analyzing different aspects of literature.

Click on the links to find more information about a particular program. You should be able to find one that suits your interests.

Adelphi University
Garden City, NY
American University
Washington, D.C.
Antioch University
Antioch University Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
Ashland University
Ashland, OH
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Bath Spa University
Bath, Somerset, UK
Bennington College
Bennington, VT
Boise State University
Boise, ID
Boston University
Boston, MA
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Brooklyn, NY
Brown University
Providence, RI
Butler University
Indianapolis, IN
California College of the Arts
San Francisco/Oakland, CA
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
California State University, Fresno
Fresno, CA
Carlow University
Pittsburgh, PA
Cedar Crest College
Allentown, PA
Chapman University
Orange, CA
Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA
Chicago State University
Chicago, IL
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL
Columbia University
New York, NY
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Drew University
Madison, NJ
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA
Emerson College
Boston, MA
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Teaneck, NJ
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL
Florida International University
Miami, FL
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
Fordham University
New York, NY
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Georgia College
Milledgeville, GA
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Goddard College
Plainfield, VT
Goucher College
Baltimore, MD
Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
Hollins University
Roanoke, VA
Huner College of the City University of New York
New York, NY
Indiana University Bloomington
Bloomington, IN
Institute of American Indian Arts
Santa Fe, NM
John Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Kingston University London
Surrey, UK
Lancaster University
Lancaster, UK
Lesley University
Cambridge, MA
Lindenwood University
St. Charles, MO
London Metropolitan University
London, UK
Long Island University
Brooklyn, NY
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Manhattanville College
Purchase, NY
McNeese State University
Lake Charles, LA
Mills College
Oakland, CA
Minnesota State University Mankato
Mankato, MN
Murray State University
Murray, KY
NC State University
Raleigh, NC
Naropa University
Boulder, CO
New England College
Henniker, NH
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM
New York University
New York, NY
Northeast Ohio
Youngstown, OH
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Nottingham Trent University
Nottingham, UK
Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
Otis College of Art and Design
Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA
Pacific University Oregon
Portland, OR
Penn State University
University Park, PA
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
Pine Manor College
Chestnut Hill, MA
Portland State University
Portland, OR
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
Queens College
Flushing, NY
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL
Rosemont College
Rosemont, PA
Rutgers University Camden
Camden, NJ
Rutgers University Newark
Newark, NJ
Saint Mary's College of California
Moraga, CA
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA
Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY
Savannah College of Art and Design
Atlanta, GA and Savannah, GA; Online
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA
Seton Hall University
Greensburg, PA
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
Southern New Hampshire University
Manchester, NH
Spalding University
Louisville, KY
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Stony Brook University
Southampton, NY
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX
The City College of New York
New York, NY
The New School
New York, NY
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
The University of Arkansas at Monticello
Monticello, AR
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC Canada
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN
The University of Mississippi
University, MS
The University of New Orleans
New Orleans, NO
The University of North Carolina Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
The University of the South
Sewanee, TN
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
University of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
University of California Davis
Davis, CA
University of California Riverside
Riverside, CA
University of California Riverside Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, CA
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, OK
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON, Canada
University of Houston
Houston, TX
University of Idaho
Moscow, TX
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champion
Urbana, IL
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA
University of Massachusetts Boston
Boston, MA
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO
University of Missouri Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
University of Missouri Saint Louis
St. Louis, MO
University of Montana
Missoula, MT
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska Omaha
Omaha, NE
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NV
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME

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